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Suspect Uduak Akpan, Sentenced To Death For Murder Of Akwa Ibom Jobseeker

Suspect Uduak Akpan, Sentenced To Death For Murder Of Akwa Ibom Jobseeker

Suspect Uduak Akpan, Sentenced To Death For Murder Of Akwa Ibom Jobseeker

Suspect Uduak Akpan, Sentenced To Death For Murder Of Akwa Ibom Jobseeker

The two charges of murder and rape that were brought against the defendant resulted in a sentence of execution. By hanging and life in prison.

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The sentence of death by hanging for Uduak Akpan, the first defendant in the murder of Akwa Ibom job seeker Iniobong Umoren. Caused consternation in the Ibom State High Court.

Shortly after the trial judge, Justice Bassey Nkanang, on Thursday pronounced the verdict, Akpan made an attempt to flee.

Suspect Uduak Akpan, Sentenced To Death For Murder Of Akwa Ibom Jobseeker

Our correspondent reports that it took the intervention of the police to foil the attempted escape.

The convict was sentenced to death by hanging and life imprisonment on the two charges of murder and rape preferred against him.

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However, the court discharged and acquitted his father, Frank Akpan, and sister, Anwan Bassey (2nd and 3rd accused) who were standing trial for accessory after the fact to murder.


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